Drops of Ink

Ms. Bethany Martin, who teaches freshman PE and drivers education, took a RAD class on her own and earned certification seven years ago at Oak Park River Forest High School. Here she demonstrates to students how to block an attack against them.

LHS Introduces New Self-Defense Class

Zahraa Patel, Online Editor December 2, 2022

RAD — which stands for Rape, Aggression, and Defense — is a nationally recognized program all about teaching students basic self-defense to create a safer future for everyone. This program is now taught...

New Restaurants Bring Distinct Food Experiences

New Restaurants Bring Distinct Food Experiences

Sophia Jackman, Staff Member December 2, 2022

During 2022, several new restaurants opened for business in Libertyville. Two of the new restaurants are The Parched Pug and Harbor Kitchen and Tap. Both of these restaurants make great teenage...

The largest difference between the ADA accessible kitchen and the other five is the placement of the microwave. Placing the microwave in the cabinets makes it accessible to use for students who have difficulty standing or reaching above their head.

The New Foods Rooms Bring a Sense of Home to Cooking

Grace Jackman, Staff Member October 31, 2022

It’s Oct. 2022 and the LHS Foods classrooms 140 and 141 are finally renovated after necessary updates and improvements. The Foods classrooms are ready for the Foods class students to start creating dishes...

Seniors Carolina Chaves (left) and Sofia Nunes (right) display a heart with the flags of Spanish speaking countries, which The Latin American Student Organization (LASO) club used to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

New club creates safe space for Latin American voices

Sarah Wuh, Editor-in-chief October 28, 2022

The brand new Latin American Student Organization (LASO) club is up and running. Meetings, which are supervised by school counselor Ms. Adriana Espinoza, Spanish teacher Mr. Avila-Miranda and Spanish teacher...

A damaged construction sawhorse warns pedestrians to be careful. Before curbs are replaced, and even during construction, curbs can present hazards for people in wheel chairs or the elderly.

Milwaukee avenue road construction is underway

Eva Fahrenkrog, Features Editor October 28, 2022

These last two months, everyone has been dealing with the headache that is Milwaukee Avenue’s downtown construction. Whether you’re headed to work, school, or beyond the Libertyville area, there’s...

“I am so excited! The weather is perfect, and our school spirit is just off the charts,” Dr. Koulentes said while leaning against the car he drove in the parade.

The Parade to Home

Jeffrey McLaren, Staff Member October 3, 2022

What better way to kick off Homecoming Spirit Week 2022 than to decorate the 150 year old Petranek’s Pharmacy from left to right!

Painting the Road to Home

Jeffrey McLaren, Staff Member September 30, 2022

It’s that time of the year again! September is coming to a close, and plans are being finalized as the week of Homecoming 2022 has officially begun! On Sunday September 25th, 2022, the multiple Libertyville...

President Biden’s Student Debt Plan

President Biden’s Student Debt Plan

Nicholas Taub, Staff Member September 23, 2022

On Aug 24, 2022 President Joe Biden announced a plan to relieve student debt for low-income citizens of the United States. The proposed plan would give up to $20,000 to students that qualified for a...

Work piles up as many students pull off all-nighters, struggling to prepare for their tests and finish assignments. Making up for time lost due to the cancelation of the Flex period has been stressful for them.

Flex Periods Canceled

Rishi Tipparti, Staff Member September 23, 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic over the past few years has taught us many things, such as bravery, compassion, and versatility. LHS has displayed versatility beautifully; it has changed and adapted over time, bringing...

Chorale kick starts the 2022 LHS Spring Concert singing songs such as, Come to the Music, It Sings In Me and Dies Irae

LHS Students Sing Their Hearts Out at the Spring Choir Concert

Zahraa Patel, Staff Member May 24, 2022

On Thursday, May 19th, students from the Libertyville High School’s choir class performed their last seasonal concert for the year. The production received a standing ovation from the crowd as they performed...

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